Articles By: Angie

Back to School Books for your Kindergartener

Back to School Books for your Kindergartener
We like finding books for all occasions and Back to School is no exception! So whether you’re happy, sad, excited or anxious about your little one heading off to school this year, here are some books to read with them to help get them (and you!) ready for the BIG day! A Place Called Kindergarten...
July 21st, 2014 | featured, To Read | Read More

Birmingham Zoo: $5 Fun Days –

Birmingham Zoo: $5 Fun Days –
Take advantage of what the Zoo has to offer with their upcoming $5 Fun Days! Mark your calendars now! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone and be surrounded by beautiful butterflies in Granny’s Butterfly Garden. Come learn...
July 21st, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 20th – July 27th

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 20th – July 27th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Summer is winding down and a few of the Summer Reading Finales will be happening this week. The Barons will be home again later this week and the $5 Fun Days will kick off at the Birmingham Zoo. If you love music make sure to check out the Schaeffer Eye...
July 20th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 28

52 New Things, 2014. Week 28
We took advantage of the cooler temps this week for some of our new things. What did you do that was new? Angie and Shirley - We decided to get outside and mark off some of the outdoor activities we had on our summer fun list this week since the weather was unseasonably cooler for us. We spent the day...
July 19th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 13th – July 20th

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 13th – July 20th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Looking for some fun summertime events happening in Birmingham? We’ve got you covered! From Library Fun, to the Birmingham Barons there is plenty to keep you and your family busy this week! Don’t forget to check out the new throwback Thursday...
July 13th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 27

52 New Things, 2014. Week 27
What’s new with you? Here’s what we tried this week!   Angie- Jamberry is what’s new with me this week. You may have seen these all over Facebook now and someone you know may already be hosting a little Facebook Party. A friend reached out to me to see if I wanted to try these...
July 12th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Product Review: Oma+ Movement Monitor from Levana

Product Review: Oma+ Movement Monitor from Levana
Reviewed By: Amy Richardson As a new parent, every little grunt, cry and sniffle coming from my baby’s nursery at night triggers me to go check on her to make sure she’s OK. But it’s those nights when I realize she’s gone a few hours without making a peep that really get me up and crib side in...
July 10th, 2014 | featured, to buy | Read More

Event of the Week! Meet Scooby and Shaggy!

Event of the Week! Meet Scooby and Shaggy!
Like, Yikes! It’s a chance to meet Scooby and Shaggy at the McWane Science Center!! It’s time to solve the case of the missing mummy and his necklace. Come for the fun, stay for the Scooby Snacks and be a junior detective to help Mystery Inc. solve this case. Participate in hands-on science...
July 10th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Appropriate Complaints

Parenting with a PhD: Appropriate Complaints
Teach Your Kids to Complain! By: Kristen Berthiaume The punch line for this title is, of course, that your kids already know how to complain. They practice. All. Of. The. (Expletive deleted). Time. But, complaining appropriately is actually a skill that may not come naturally and a really important one...
July 9th, 2014 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 6th – July 13th

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 6th – July 13th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! If you’re into characters, Birmingham will have several making an appearance this week. Check out Scooby and Shaggy at the McWance Science Center and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Hoover Library. If you’re a Zoo Member, make plans...
July 6th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More